A man identified as Nonso Eze 37, has allegedly pushed his 23-year-old girlfriend down a five-story building in Awada Onitsha on 23 of January and then arrested by men of the Anambra police command.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Haruna Mohammed, states that at about 6:30 am this morning, men of the Awada Police Station received a report that at about 3 am, the victim fell from the 5th floor of the five-story building located at N0.6 Orakwe close, fizzle Awada Obosi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State
Haruna said police operatives attached to Awada Division visited the scene, photographed the victim and rushed her to Bex hospital Onitsha for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
”Preliminary inquiry from the occupants of the compound revealed that the girl was allegedly pushed down from the room of one Nonso Eze ‘m’ aged 37years of the same address who is occupying the 5th floor following a quarrel. The suspect was subsequently arrested and search executed in his apartment where a pair of female slippers and an unused condom was recovered as exhibits” Haruna’s statement read.
The police spokesperson added that the corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy while an investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident after which the suspect will be brought to book Muhammed said.